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How does my skin type affect how frequently I should wash my face?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

It is important for people with oily skin to remove excess oil and dirt, but this does not necessarily mean they should wash their skin more often. People with sensitive or dry skin should not wash their face more than once a day, to prevent irritation.

 

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